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Eddie Condon

Albert Edwin “Eddie” Condon (November 16, 1905 – August 4, 1973) was an American jazz banjoist, guitarist, and bandleader. A leading figure in Chicago jazz, he also played piano and sang.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 16th, 1905 (Indiana), Died July 4th, 1973 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, banjo, vocalist, songwriter, leader, composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-48345 10-in. 2/8/1929 I'm gonna stomp Mr. Henry Lee Eddie's Hot Shots Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter, leader, instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-48346 10-in. 2/8/1929 That's a serious thing Eddie's Hot Shots Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter, leader, instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-49760 10-in. 3/1/1929 The minor drag Fats Waller’s Buddies Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-49761 10-in. 3/1/1929 Harlem fuss Fats Waller’s Buddies Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-56151 10-in. 9/25/1929 Tailspin blues Mound City Blue Blowers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-56152 10-in. 9/25/1929 Never had a reason to believe in you Mound City Blue Blowers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-56727 10-in. 9/30/1929 Lookin' good but feelin' bad Fats Waller’s Buddies ; Four Wanderers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-56728 10-in. 9/30/1929 I need someone like you Fats Waller’s Buddies ; Four Wanderers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-57145 10-in. 11/14/1929 Hello Lola Mound City Blue Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BVE-57146 10-in. 11/14/1929 One hour Mound City Blue Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, banjo  
Victor BS-03237 10-in. 11/17/1936 Keepin' out of mischief Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03238 10-in. 11/17/1936 Hallelujah! Things look rosy now Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03239 10-in. 11/17/1936 You turned the tables on me Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03240 10-in. 11/17/1936 Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! (Hey! Hey! Hey! Your cares away) Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03241 10-in. 11/17/1936 The Boston Tea Party Chicago Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03242 10-in. 11/17/1936 An apple a day Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-03243 10-in. 11/17/1936 Something has happened to me Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-038291 10-in. 7/19/1939 I've found a new baby Bud Freeman ; Summa Cum Laude Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-038292 10-in. 7/19/1939 Easy to get Bud Freeman ; Summa Cum Laude Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-038293 10-in. 7/19/1939 China boy Bud Freeman ; Summa Cum Laude Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-038294 10-in. 7/19/1939 The eel Bud Freeman ; Summa Cum Laude Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W351052 10-in. 6/30/1931 Darktown Strutters' Ball Mound City Blue Blowers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W365050 10-in. 6/30/1931 You rascal you Mound City Blue Blowers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, banjo  
OKeh 9935 10-in. 11/22/1926 You broke my heart (But now I'm laughing at you) Bill Galper ; Al Hall ; Howard Israel ; Peerless Serenaders of Al Tearney's Town Club Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
OKeh W82030 10-in. 12/8/1927 Sugar McKenzie and Condon's Chicagoans Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, banjo  
OKeh W82031 10-in. 12/8/1927 China boy McKenzie and Condon's Chicagoans Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, banjo  
OKeh W82082 10-in. 12/16/1927 Nobody's sweetheart McKenzie and Condon's Chicagoans Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, banjo  
OKeh W82083 10-in. 12/16/1927 Liza McKenzie and Condon's Chicagoans Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, banjo, composer  
OKeh W400899 10-in. 7/28/1928 Oh, baby! Eddie Condon's Quartet Instrumental quartet with vocal introduction leader, instrumentalist, banjo  
OKeh W401035 10-in. 7/28/1928 Indiana Eddie Condon's Quartet Jazz/dance quartet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist  
OKeh W401277 10-in. 10/30/1928 I'm sorry I made you cry Eddie Condon's Footwarmers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
OKeh W401278 10-in. 10/30/1928 Makin' frien's Eddie Condon's Footwarmers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter, leader  
OKeh W401689 10-in. 3/5/1929 Knockin' a jug Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh W401690 10-in. 3/5/1929 I can’t give you anything but love Louis Armstrong ; Savoy Ballroom Five Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, banjo  
OKeh W401691 10-in. 3/5/1929 Mahogany Hall stomp Louis Armstrong ; Savoy Ballroom Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, banjo  
OKeh W404010 10-in. 5/9/1930 Deep Harlem Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick C1907 10-in. 4/28/1928 Baby, won’t you please come home? Louisiana Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Brunswick C1909 10-in. 4/28/1928 Friars Point shuffle Louisiana Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick C1804-C1805 10-in. 3/27/1928 Baby, won’t you please come home Chicago Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Brunswick C1806-C1807 10-in. 3/27/1928 Friars Point shuffle Chicago Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E32949 10-in. 6/6/1930 Deep Harlem Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Irving Mills Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Decca 39721 10-in. 7/12/1935 Murder in the moonlight Red McKenzie and his Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39722 10-in. 7/15/1935 Let's swing it Red McKenzie and his Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39805 10-in. 8/2/1935 Double trouble Red McKenzie and his Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39807 10-in. 8/5/1935 That's what you think Red McKenzie and his Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60190 10-in. 12/4/1935 What is there to say? Bud Freeman and his Windy City Five instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60191 10-in. 12/4/1935 The buzzard Bud Freeman and his Windy City Five instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60192 10-in. 12/4/1935 Tillie's downtown now Bud Freeman and his Windy City Five instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60193 10-in. 12/4/1935 Keep smilin' at trouble Bud Freeman and his Windy City Five instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60311 10-in. 1/8/1936 I'm gonna sit right down and write myself a letter Mound City Blue Blowers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60312 10-in. 1/8/1936 Mama don't allow it Mound City Blue Blowers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60313 10-in. 1/8/1936 (If I had) Rhythm in my nursery rhymes Mound City Blue Blowers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60314 10-in. 1/8/1936 I hope Gabriel likes my music Mound City Blue Blowers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 66072 10-in. 8/11/1939 There'll be some changes made Eddie Condon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 66073 10-in. 8/11/1939 Nobody's sweetheart Eddie Condon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 66074 10-in. 8/11/1939 Friar's point shuffle Eddie Condon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 66075 10-in. 8/11/1939 Someday sweetheart Eddie Condon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 66603 10-in. 9/18/1939 As long as I live Bud Freeman instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 66604 10-in. 9/18/1939 The sail fish Bud Freeman instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 66605 10-in. 9/18/1939 Sunday Bud Freeman instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 66606 10-in. 9/18/1939 Satanic blues Bud Freeman instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67391 10-in. 3/25/1940 Oh! Baby Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67392 10-in. 3/25/1940 I need some pettin' Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67393 10-in. 3/25/1940 Susie Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67394 10-in. 3/25/1940 Big boy Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67477 10-in. 4/4/1940 Sensation Bud Freeman instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67478 10-in. 4/4/1940 Fidgety feet Bud Freeman instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67479 10-in. 4/4/1940 Tia Juana Bud Freeman instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67480 10-in. 4/4/1940 Copenhagen Bud Freeman instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68153 10-in. 9/26/1940 Gee, but I hate to go home alone Teddy Grace instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68154 10-in. 9/26/1940 sing, it's good for ya Teddy Grace instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68155 10-in. 9/26/1940 Gee what the boys in the back room will have Teddy Grace instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68156 10-in. 9/26/1940 I'm the lonesomest gal in town Teddy Grace instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73279 1/16/1946 After you've gone Bing Crosby instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73280 1/16/1946 Personality Bing Crosby instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72619 10-in. 12/13/1944 When your lover has gone-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72620 10-in. 12/13/1944 Whenever there's love-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72621 10-in. 12/13/1944 Impromptu ensemble No. 1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72622 10-in. 12/13/1944 The man I love Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72623 10-in. 12/13/1944 'S wonderful-2 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72865 10-in. 5/17/1945 (I'll build a) Stairway to paradise-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72866 10-in. 5/17/1945 Lady be good, part 1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72867 10-in. 5/17/1945 Lady be good, part 2 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72868 10-in. 5/17/1945 My one and only Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72933 10-in. 6/14/1945 Lady be good-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72934 10-in. 6/14/1945 Swanee-2 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73278 1/16/1946 Blue (and broken hearted) Bing Crosby instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73480 3/27/1946 Farewell blues Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73481 3/27/1946 Improvisation for march of time Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73482 3/27/1946 She's funny that way-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73483 3/27/1946 Stars fell on Alabama Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73646 7/17/1946 Some sunny day Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73647 7/17/1946 Just you, just me-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73648 7/17/1946 Atlanta blues -1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73649 7/17/1946 The way you look tonight Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 74023 8/5/1947 My melancholy baby Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 74024 8/5/1947 Tulip time in Holland Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 74025 8/5/1947 Nobody knows Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 74026 8/5/1947 We called it music Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 74030 8/6/1947 Aunt Hagar's blues Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 74031 8/6/1947 Down among the sheltering palms Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 74032 8/6/1947 Rose of the Rio Grande Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 74033 8/6/1947 Ida, sweet as apple cider Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75988 3/20/1950 Maple leaf rag-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75989 3/20/1950 Dill pickles-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75990 3/20/1950 Sweet cider time, when you were mine Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 75991 3/20/1950 At the jazz band ball Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76000 3/22/1950 At the jazz band ball Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76001 3/22/1950 Jazz me blues Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76002 3/22/1950 Everybody loves my baby Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76473 6/9/1950 Black bottom Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76474 6/9/1950 Original Charleston Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76475 6/9/1950 Yellow dog blues Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76476 6/9/1950 Ragging the scales Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76895 10/2/1950 Raggin' the scale Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76896 10/2/1950 Grace and beauty-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76897 10/2/1950 Everybody loves my baby Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76898 10/2/1950 A hundred years from today Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Signature T-1901 10-in. 11/20/1942 Squeeze me Eddie Condon's Barrelhouse Gang instrumentalist, guitar  
Signature T-1902 10-in. 11/20/1943 That's a plenty Eddie Condon's Barrelhouse Gang instrumentalist, guitar  
Signature T-1903 11/20/1943 Yank's blues-1 Eddie Condon's Barrelhouse Gang instrumentalist, guitar  
Signature T-1904 11/20/1943 Old fashioned love-1,2 Eddie Condon's Barrelhouse Gang instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1235 10-in. 12/23/1943 But not for me Bobby Hackett Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1236 10-in. 12/23/1943 Rose room Bobby Hackett Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1237 10-in. 'S wonderful Bobby Hackett Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1238 10-in. 12/23/1943 Ja-da Bobby Hackett Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1239 10-in. 12/23/1943 Exactly like you Bobby Hackett Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1240 10-in. 12/23/1943 Embraceable you Bobby Hackett Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1242 10-in. 12/23/1943 I'll never be the same Bobby Hackett Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1243 10-in. 12/23/1943 Sweet Georgia Brown (false start) ; Sweet Georgia Brown ; Sweet Georgia Brown (original take) Bobby Hackett Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1652 10-in. 2/9/1944 Ballin' the jack Miff Mole instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1653 10-in. 2/9/1944 Peg o' my heart Miff Mole instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1654 10-in. 2/9/1944 At the jazz band ball Miff Mole instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1655 10-in. 2/9/1944 At sundown Miff Mole instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1656 10-in. 2/9/1944 How come you do me like you do? Miff Mole instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1657 10-in. 2/9/1944 (I would do) Anything for you Miff Mole instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1658 10-in. 2/9/1944 I ain't gonna give nobody none of my jelly roll Miff Mole instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1659 10-in. 2/9/1944 If I had you Miff Mole instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1660 10-in. 2/9/1944 Beale Street blues Miff Mole instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1661 10-in. 2/9/1944 Barnyard blues (false start) ; Barnyard blues Miff Mole instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1776 10-in. 2/29/1944 Panama Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1777 10-in. 2/29/1944 Four or five times Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1778 10-in. 2/29/1944 Jazzin' babies blues Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1779 10-in. 2/29/1944 Weary blues Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1780 10-in. 2/29/1944 Wabash blues Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1781 10-in. 2/29/1944 High society Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1782 10-in. 2/29/1944 Wolverine blues Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 1783 10-in. 2/29/1944 Blues in C Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2703 10-in. 9/29/1944 Black and blue Max Kaminsky and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2704 10-in. 9/29/1944 [Unknown title(s)] Max Kaminsky and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2705 10-in. 9/29/1944 Wrap your troubles in dreams ; Home ; Eccentric Max Kaminsky and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2706 10-in. 9/29/1944 Dippermouth blues Max Kaminsky and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2706[a] 10-in. 9/29/1944 Black and blue Max Kaminsky and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2708 10-in. 9/29/1944 Old fashioned love Max Kaminsky and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2708[a] 10-in. 9/29/1944 Jazz me blues Max Kaminsky and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2710 10-in. 9/29/1944 Someday sweetheart Max Kaminsky and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2710[a] 10-in. 9/29/1944 Home Max Kaminsky and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2944 10-in. 12/14/1944 Jam session jump Eddie Condon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2945 10-in. 12/14/1944 Jam session blues Eddie Condon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2946 10-in. 12/14/1944 Someone to watch over me Eddie Condon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2947 10-in. 12/14/1944 The sheik of Araby Eddie Condon ; Jack Teagarden instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2948 10-in. 12/14/1944 The man I love Eddie Condon ; Lee Wiley instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca N 2949 10-in. 12/14/1944 Somebody loves me Eddie Condon Orchestra ; Jack Teagarden instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Condon, Eddie," accessed December 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102130.

Condon, Eddie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102130.

"Condon, Eddie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 December 2021.

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